A collection of wonderfully hilarious, ridiculous rhymes put together by a master compiler, well known for his collections with OUP. John Foster is a poet in his own right and is highly-regarded in both the trade and in schools for his brilliant collections.
LOOPY LIMERICKS is the first of 4 sparkling new collections of nonsense poems which mark the return of Collins Chidlren’s Books to poetry publishing. John Foster is a well-known poet, teacher, and his book WHAM BAN ORANGUTAN is hugely popular (OUP), and the title of this was taken from his own poem. He is highly-regarded both in the trade and in schools.
The books use both new and existing material with humorous line illustrations throughout.
· Well-know poets included, such as: Roger McGough, Edward Lear, Michael Palin, Kaye Umansky, Spike Milligan and many more
· It is divided into fun sections under the headings Animal Crackers, Dotty Dressers, Dreadful Disasters, Ghostly Groans, Musical Madness, Monstrous Moments, Potty People, Ridiculous Romances, School Sillies, Travellers’ Tales, Tummy Troubles, Vampire Bites and Last Writes.
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Well-known author/poet/teacher, John Foster promotes his books around the country and often, too, in Australia and New Zealand. He is a delightful and intelligent man who is well-known in poetry circles and to schools and libraries as well as to the trade.Review:
Completely Crazy Poems
No one can fail to dip into this book and come away without a cheeky smirk on their face. One to chase away the winter blues.
Fantastic stuff to introduce youngsters to poetry before they go all silly and wander like clouds.
A Century of Children’s Poems
It is a compelling mix of all genres and treatments, and readers are sure to be enriched whether they dip in and out of the book or progress through it in a structured way. Enticing and rewarding, this collection gives a real insight into the superb variety of poems on the 20th century. Bookseller
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